some of our clients:
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • YPO
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • US Army
  • Air New Zealand
  • WB
  • Red Bull
  • Frito Lay
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Delta Airlines
  • bp

Be a Best Place to Work Podcast


Podcast Overview

Aerospace and defense chief human resources executive Doug Balsbough discusses establishing the right environment for people to contribute their best in a best place to work.


Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and Bill Brewer, CCP.

About Doug Balsbough, CHRO

Doug Balsbough

Doug Balsbough is a top Human Resources executive from the aerospace and defense industry. His background includes serving as Chief Human Resources Officer for Raytheon Technologies leading all aspects of human capital management through the merger of United Technologies Corporation and Raytheon Corporation, while leading a $70B business with 195,000 associates. Mr. Balsbough had previously served as Chief Human Resources Officer for United Technologies’ Collins Aerospace and UTC Aerospace Systems. He has also held senior human resource positions at Carrier Corporation for its residential business and its Latin American operations based in Brazil.

Throughout his career, he developed expertise in all facets of human resource management.  In recent years, Mr. Balsbough has leveraged this experience to successfully integrate large scale acquisitions, with a focus on cultural change and creating high performance teams.  His professional career began in the U.S. Army, where he served as a Black Hawk helicopter pilot. Mr. Balsbough holds a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Columbia University.

Why You Have to Check Out The Best Place to Work Podcast

In this Best Place to Work podcast you will:

  • learn how to establish the right environment for employees to contribute their best, considering:
    • transparency.
    • giving the employee a voice.
    • the power of listening.
    • avoiding micromanagement.
  • discover how to empower your team to contribute their best and “back brief” goal accomplishment.
  • understand how to leverage the business and industry — including the macrotrends — to position HR and the business for the future.
  • leverage your desire to make a difference to best impact an organization.
  • deploy a merger or acquisition to optimize efficiency and customer experience.
  • implement the right human capital solutions for a “best place to work” environment.

About This Podcast Series

Human Resources is a critical function that can make or break an organization. Optimization coach, Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and human resources expert Bill Brewer, CCP know how to bring out the best in leaders. Together, they host this podcast series. Each guest provides crucial HR optimization strategies to immediately implement in the workplace.

For more information, contact Rosalene Glickman at  (424) 204-6133 or Bill Brewer at  (714) 328-1766.

One Response to “Be a Best Place to Work Podcast”

  1. David Brown says:

    I was impressed with Doug Balsbough’s knowledge about corporate culture and best places to work. Thanks also to Rosaline Glickman for her insightful questions and comments. Bill Brewer was also knowledgable. Overall, this was a great investment of my time. Solid info from solid pros.

Leave a Reply

  • When I began optimal thinking coaching, I was spending long hours at the office and hardly got to see my family. Your coaching helped me gain organizational savvy and get the most important things done on time and on budget. I am now enjoying quality time with my family.

    Ken T, Manchester, England

  • Optimal Thinking has a little bit for everyone and will help people be the best self they can be.

    Kenneth Blanchard, Author,

    The One Minute Manager

  • Your unwavering focus on best practices, best solutions and best value in the coaching process is unmatched by any other coach. You are the very best!

    Steve M, Palo Alto, CA

  • You helped me get past having to be the smartest person in the room. My colleagues tell me that I have become a leader who reflects the best efforts of my people. You were there every step of the way, and made me take responsibility for making the necessary changes.

    Bryan S, St. Louis, MI

  • Without your coaching, we would never have been able to outperform our competition. Your coaching helped me steer the company optimally in very tough times. We have increased market share, and our earnings have never been better.

    Larry P, Silicon Valley, CA

  • You helped me to become a disciplined leader and made me accountable for my goals and commitments. My best self is in charge thanks to you.

    Barry L, New York

  • What does it take to become Australia's most successful woman? Glickman was awarded her title for her ability to motivate American business people.

    Business Review Weekly

  • I must endorse Optimal Thinking as the mental foundation for peak performance in all fields. Optimal Thinking is a quantum leap beyond rhetorical positive thinking ideology.

    Dr. Gregory H. Tefft

    Triple Crown Mr. America, Olympics Sports Medicine Staff, California

  • Your executive coaching enabled me to restore important relationships with my boss and coworkers. I am able to control my temper and communicate assertively. Years of therapy didn't help, but your coaching did the job. Thanks.

    Phillip B, Dallas.

  • My life and career were out of balance for years when I began optimal thinking coaching. I'm on track now and enjoying each day to the max.

    Don M, New York.

  • Fantastic coach, brilliant, enthusiastic, totally honest, humane, assertive, extremely helpful and patient. A winner.

    Harold W, CEO,

    Melbourne, Australia

  • You have given me a priceless gift - the tools to live my personal life and career with my best self.

    Marilyn E , London, UK.

  • As a senior executive in corporate America for 25 years, I was burnt out. Thanks for restoring my optimism and commitment to my career. I'm excited about the challenges ahead.

    David P, Irvine, CA.

  • "The future belongs to those who bring their best to the present."

    Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D.


  • With my severance package benefits coming to an end, I was starting to worry about paying my bills. You got my act together and showed me how to approach the right people and the best companies. I'm thrilled with my new position. You're a life saver.

    K.L, Los Angeles, CA